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  • My Sister's Keeper

    I first met my Grandma Vita at my birth; she came to welcome me into this world. I may not remember that, but I remember all the times I had visited her in the hospital. She was always in pain from the treatment she had to receive. She tried not to show it, but you could see the pain in her eyes. Later on, doctors revealed she had not been on the proper treatment and they were giving her too much pain medication that was slowly killing her. These are the harsh facts of life. This is what…

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  • Symbolism In The Picture Of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde

    Introduction to Author Oscar Wilde was a Anglo- English author, playwright, novelist, critic and poet. He was a popular literary figure in late Victorian England, known for his brilliant wit, flamboyant style. After graduating from Oxford University, he lectured as a poet, art critic and a leading proponent of the principles of aestheticism which emphasized aesthetic values more than moral or social themes. This doctrine can be clearly summarized by the phrase ‘art for art’s sake’. In 1890, he…

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  • Arguments Against The Vietnam War

    for the massacre to change people’s minds about the war. Before the massacre, citizens saw the Vietnam war as a mistake made with good intentions, but after many began to see the war as “fundamentally unjust or immoral” (Appy 344). Many think of the My Lai massacre as an isolated incident, or the worst of the worst, but according to some letters found in 2002 signed only by a “concerned sergeant”, most likely a soldier named George Lewis, the estimated the murders clocked in at some 120-150…

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  • What Is The Theme Of Spirited Away By Hayao Miyazaki

    Hayao Miyazaki is not your typical contemporary artist. He doesn’t focus his art in creating paintings nor sculptures, he does something else in a way where he can capture the eye of people from different demographics. Miyazaki is the kind of artist who’s not afraid to speak up his mind when creating his works. He’s certainly known for his boldness when it comes to tackling grave issues in our society. In his movies, he had referred to issues like war, environmental depletion, the inequities…

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  • Moral Lesson Of Changeling By Doriano

    Plot The year is 1453, Luca Vero is a 17 year old man, who joined the church at the age of 4. At 17 he was accused of heresy for questioning the way things were. He is then brought to a special church to be told that he would be the next inquirer. He was to search in the pursuit of knowledge, but was also assigned to look for mythical things, and find myths come to life. Isolde, a 17 year old girl, was a princess, her father had always treated her in the ways of a man, as an equal. When her…

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  • My Psychological Health Analysis

    compliment me for turning out so “normal” despite my past. They make comments on how my life could have turned out so differently had I made different decisions when times got tough. Although I can look back now and think about what might have been, I never thought some of them were decisions at all. I did what I needed to so that I could survive. Not in the life or death kind of way, but in the way that preserved my self-worth, my psyche. In evaluating my psychological health the greatest…

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  • Ethical Dilemma In My Sister's Keeper By Jodi Picoult

    situation I would have donated everything I could to my sister to keep her alive. The difference is that Anna had been donating since the day she was born, and I’ve never had to donate anything or give anything up because of it. Since we find out in the end that Anna wanted to donate and that Kate wanted her to fight against it so she could die, I found that I differed from Anna’s character in this aspect of the book. I wouldn’t have listened to my sister and I would have tried even harder to…

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  • Compare And Contrast Language Techniques In Valentine By Carol Ann Duffy

    In the poems, Valentine by Carol Ann Duffy and Let me describe for you her eyes by Glenn Colquhoun, the writers have used many different language techniques to show their thoughts on relationships. In Valentine, Carol Ann Duffy uses metaphors and personification to communicate her ideas about love. She thinks that love isn’t always good and joyful and can be miserable and heart breaking. In Let me describe for you her eyes, Glenn Colquhoun uses metaphors and similes to let the readers know his…

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  • Analysis Of Browning's Dramatic Monologuess

    The characters portrayed by Browning in his dramatic monologues are various and often rise from the world of the Italian Renaissance. From the artist Fra Lippo Lippi who has become a monk without his will, to Andrea del Sarto, a great painter who has subordinated his art to the demands of an exploitative wife, Browning manages to reveal the true value of art. The pictures of great artists blended with historical detail are embodied in his poems. Vasari’s Lives of the artistsis the source of the…

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  • Alliteration In My Last Duchess

    An In-Depth Look at My Last Duchess In the poem “My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning, the main character, the Count speaks about his deceased wife and a painting of her to a mysterious listener at his private party. The Duchess’s story revolves around the internal conflicts between her and the Count. The main threads include the jealousy and self-importance of the Count, as well as the compassion of the Duchess. He subtly insinuates to the party-goer that his wife’s early death was caused by…

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